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Wilmington North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wilmington North Carolina metro area was $52,756 in 2018, the latest figures available. Wilmington median household income is $1,099 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $9,181 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Wilmington median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
North Carolina $53,855 -0.34% +6.23%
Wilmington $52,756 -1.75% -5.47%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Wilmington is $52,756. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $56,248 and is now $3,492 (6.21%) lower. From a post peak low of $48,404 in 2011, real median household income for Wilmington has now grown by $4,352 (8.99%).

Real Median Household Income: Wilmington, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2018 $61,937 $53,855 $52,756
2017 $61,807 $54,038 $53,694
2016 $60,291 $52,932 $52,483
2015 $59,116 $50,695 $55,809
2014 $56,969 $49,430 $51,461
2013 $56,415 $49,565 $51,388
2012 $56,288 $49,471 $54,785
2011 $56,507 $49,138 $48,404
2010 $57,762 $50,006 $51,736
2009 $58,921 $51,240 $51,662
2008 $60,829 $54,422 $56,248
2007 $61,601 $54,231 $54,365

Wilmington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wilmington was $71,951 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Wilmington median family income is $4,135 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Wilmington will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
North Carolina $67,816 +0.36% +6.51%
Wilmington $71,951 -7.54% -1.46%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Wilmington is $71,951. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $77,822 and is now $5,871 (7.54%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Wilmington, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2018 $76,401 $67,816 $71,951
2017 $75,692 $67,572 $77,822
2016 $74,360 $65,180 $70,548
2015 $72,348 $63,672 $73,019
2014 $69,978 $60,922 $67,747
2013 $69,134 $60,584 $63,669
2012 $68,512 $60,259 $65,713
2011 $68,763 $60,513 $63,191
2010 $69,953 $61,079 $68,131
2009 $71,663 $63,692 $64,202
2008 $74,083 $66,159 $69,224
2007 $74,267 $66,806 $67,640

Wilmington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wilmington was $31,517 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Wilmington median per capita income is $780 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Wilmington will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
North Carolina $30,737 +1.51% +8.21%
Wilmington $31,517 -9.35% +2.44%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Wilmington is $31,517. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $34,767 and is now $3,250 (9.35%) lower.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2018 $33,831 $30,737 $31,517
2017 $33,187 $30,281 $34,767
2016 $32,573 $29,463 $30,754
2015 $31,775 $28,406 $30,766
2014 $30,672 $27,365 $30,587
2013 $30,431 $27,400 $29,772
2012 $29,934 $26,774 $30,247
2011 $29,884 $26,974 $29,697
2010 $30,077 $27,045 $29,676
2009 $30,984 $27,926 $30,671
2008 $32,255 $29,480 $31,504
2007 $32,400 $29,510 $33,868